Berg Adventures 2006 Ojos del Salado / Aconcagua Expedition:

Today we reached Nido de Condores campThe highest peak in the world outside Central Asia, Aconcagua has become an increasingly popular goal for Seven Summits climbers who are seeking to expand their experience at altitude. This mountain can be a rigorous and rewarding introduction to the demands of expedition climbing to nearly 7000 meters. On Aconcagua, the task of load carrying to stock high camps, and the challenging weather with its high winds, as well as the fortitude required to stay with one climbing objective for three weeks, have shown many people what expedition climbing is all about.

Before taking on Aconcagua, our first objective will be the remote and beautiful Ojos del Salado, the second highest peak in the Americas. This seldom-visited mountain offers a wonderful area in which to acclimatize. The climb itself is a worthwhile, unique objective for any mountaineer.

Join Wally Berg and the BAI Aconcagua team as they go for the summit of the two highest peaks in the Americas.


Ken Jones
Brian Semkow
Bob Packard
Niki Skocylas
Roger St.Pierre

Expedition Dispatches:

Jan. 20 - Back in Mendoza

Jan. 17 - Team Returns to High Camp Tired but Happy
Jan. 17 - Berg Adventures Team Reaches Summit of Aconcagua!
Jan. 16, - Summit Dreams from High Camp
Jan. 15 - Climbing to Higher Camps on Aconcagua
Jan. 13 - Aconcagua Base Camp – A Colorful Place
Jan. 11, - Back in the Mountain Air
Jan. 10 - Enjoying the Cities of Santiago and Mendoza
Jan. 8 - Back to the Streets of Copiapo
Jan 7. - Ojos Summit and a Safe Descent
Jan. 6 - Birthday Wishes from High Camp
Jan. 5 - Team Goes Above 19,000' for Acclimatization
Jan. 4 - Team Moves to Camp 1 at 17,060
Jan. 3 - Team Climbs Muerta Mula
Jan. 2 - An Amazing Place
Jan. 1, 2006 - Hiking around Laguna Verde

Dec. 31 - New Year's Eve on Laguna Verde
Dec. 30 - Team Arrives at Santa Rosa Lake
Dec. 29 - Great Beginnings in South America

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6962 meters

22,637 feet
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